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Hi I'm Gabe

I'm a Mormon, and it has been an awesome experience being one.

About Me

I am a husband and father. I have just finished a Masters Degree in Accounting and Financial Management. I love sports, and love spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was in my early twenties, I was single and just beginning to start living my life. I was on my own and away from my family. I had not been attending church for quite some time and really felt that I needed something in my life. I began attending the same type of church I grew up with, but just felt like something was missing in my life. I could not figure it out. One day I was having breakfast with some co-workers at a local restaurant, and I began to speak with a girl that was waiting on us. I started talking with the girl, and I discovered she was a Mormon. I did not think anything of it, other than the fact that I knew that I had a aunt and her family were member. We became pretty good friends. I decided one day that I would ask her if I could check out her church. She told me where the church was located, and I went there the next Sunday. The first Sunday seemed very strange as members were going up from the congregation and giving their testimony of the church. It was actually quite interesting. I spoke with the missionaries that Sunday, and agreed to allow them to come over my home, I took their discussions and began reading the Book of Mormon. I prayed and felt like this was what I was missing in my life, and realized I wanted to be part of it. I agreed to get baptized. It felt great, however, the worst was yet to come. That was my family they thought that the Mormon religion was an cult, and my mom actually told me to not forget who Jesus Christ was. I invited my mom and dad to the baptism, but they did not attend. It took some time for them to realize that this was right for me, and even though they have not become members themselves they are now supporting me and my family.

How I live my faith

I love to live the gospel each and every day, especially on Sundays where I am able to teach kids ages 6 and 7 years old. I also help our bishop by watching over two other families in our ward. This is a great opportunity to get to know and help others in the ward. Another way I live the gospel is through my interaction with my co-workers. Everyone knows I am a Mormon, and it is displayed everyday by me not cussing, and not going with other to consume alcohol.